History Speaks is intended to be a series of well researched and creative story telling for historical facts and local lore about a person, a building, or a location which appeals to a sense of adventure and the unknown.
Part 1- Dead men tell no tales
Skulls. Crossbones. Nameless graves. Salisbury’s Thyatira Church is full of grace… and mystery.
Part 1- The Story of Claud Greene
Research into the history of the local legend surrounding the murder of Deputy Claud Greene at the Balsam Schoolhouse, Balsam, NC. Deputy Greene is often mentioned when discussing possible hauntings at The Grand Old Lady Hotel.
Part 2 - Tales of The Grand Old Lady
The Grand Old Lady Hotel, located Balsam, NC, was built in 1908; people have often related tales of those souls who may have passed away in her rooms. Here’s some local lore of people attributed to having died on site and in the area.